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One for Sorrow by Alexandra Arrowsmith
Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Another day of wonder dawned with questions immediately apparent. “Five magpies in my garden! Why my garden? And why on earth are they so damn noisy? That isn’t a chirp, more like tambourines being thrashed! And, seriously, how can a group of 5 possibly influence the Karmic rules in bringing me some silver”
Aseptic Technique (A Short Story) by JJ Holden
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Following a near-fatal stroll in his neighborhood in the dead of winter, the fanatically germophobic Eugene Sinclair devises his plan for revenge.
A Selection from the Memoirs of Leopold LaPied by B.B. Irvine
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Found in an old shoebox, this exercise in academic satire features the section in which an obscure medieval author travels with Geoffrey Chaucer and the pilgrims to Canterbury, as Chaucer chronicled in The Canterbury Tales. Leopold LaPied was there, although he did not make it into the Tales. Included is an afterword (sort of), commentary (kind of), and updated afterword.
The Zombie Hunter's Bible by Raymund Hensley
Price: Free! Words: 29,940. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A horror comedy novella. (Editor's Note: Information contained within these pages is for entertainment purposes only. Please do not murder people because they have been bitten by "zombies".)
Losing One's Appetite by Sarina Dorie
Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Losing One’s Appetite is a humorous horror story with a cowboy vampire who is having difficulty with his intended dinner. The story is under a thousand words.
Free the Shorts! by Allison Hawn
Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Need a lift in your day? Then try these short, true, funny stories from humorist Allison Hawn! They're sure to make you giggle, smirk and guffaw!
How to Keep Your Head When Everyone Wants to Put it on a Spike by Michael D. Britton
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Caught in a sticky situation, an oft-misused starship underling concocts a way to make everyone pay - but him.
Rudy's Rock by James Hold
Series: The Adventures of Buck Stardust, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Fans of Bill Haley and the Comets may be disappointed to learn he and his band do not appear anywhere in this story. It does however feature Buck Stardust, a scantily clad damsel in distress, and some creepy flesh-eating caterpillars. That and the Philippines only mountain ski lodge. So please enjoy.
Sun on the Rocks - The Emotion Scale by Somers Isle & Loveshade
Series: Sun on the Rocks, Book 12. Price: Free! Words: 29,850. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Clarity Nice attends a personal development course at Herbaline, a company reputed for its aggressive sales methods and a secretive hierarchical structure. Befriending Herbaline emotician Coley Manglove, Clarity gets hired to work on the company's secret project, an emotion scale used to elicit sales and label Herbaline employees conforming or rebellious, unrightfully deciding promotion prospects.
"Life Is About Choices" For Dummies by T. John Greene
Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Essay » Political
A very short work of fiction for those still dazed and confused by the daily grind; on the other hand, plain and obvious truth to those who have woken up and smelled the coffee. Whether you see this brief work as fiction or non-fiction, you'll have to admit - it is very concise.
Sun on the Rocks - The Outdoor Shower by Somers Isle & Loveshade
Series: Sun on the Rocks, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 32,390. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Stevenson teleoperator Clarity Nice elicits assistance from her friend Cynthia, in order to build an outdoor shower on company lawn that will provide a clothing optional amenity. Infringing human resources policy, clashing against police officer Packwood, who prohibits use of the shower, Clarity purchases a shower patent for Stevenson to lift poor company sales, involving Cynthia as lawyer.
Shaving Mr. Jacobs - Episode 1 by Bon Johnson
Series: Shaving Mr. Jacobs, Episode 1. Price: Free! Words: 400. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by Steve Campbell. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Beard is what Mr. Jacobs considered a symbol for prosperity...unfortunately his daughter's love had some problem with that:) The start of romantic comedy where the hero and heroine get introduced to Mr. Jacobs.
Message in the Bottle by Sachin Gupta
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories(4.00 from 1 review)
Genie opens the bottle that he had found on the beach. He fancies a she-genie and plans family. But, it carries a message from a four year old girl who wishes for a clean city. Genie's efforts create a mass cleanliness movement in India.
The Three Wizened Men by Lindsay Johannsen
Series: CHRISTMAS UNDER THE BANYAN TREE Tales of the Festive Season. Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: Australian English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mashups(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Nothing happens in isolation. Momentous events are always accompanied by peripheral happenings, each with a greater or lesser link to the main issue. Often these affairs are overshadowed, and when the dust finally settles and the official accounts are written they are, for one reason or another, not included. Such applied to certain other doings relevant to that first Christmas Day...
Unlucky by Sean Donner
Price: Free! Words: 17,360. Language: American English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Sean was a normal seventeen year old boy. When he found an abandoned Britney Spears poster in the hallway, his life seemed complete. But when his poster was stolen, Sean finds himself embarking on an adventure that will test his will and the truth behind ultimate knowledge. One question remains, will he get the girl?
Drink, Dance, Divorce by Charles Alworth
Price: Free! Words: 111,730. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Someone’s framed womanizing dance instructor Waltz Charleston for his brother’s ballroom slaying. He hesitates to hire cheater-hating PI Hook ‘Em Harns. No way can she solve a homicide. She only does divorces. Worse, she may be doublecrossing him. Can he trust her? With the cops closing in, he has no choice. He’s broke and she’s the only PI in town who will work on credit.
Doctor Nah by James Mannion
Series: The Little Sistah yarns. Price: Free! Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Free! Doctor Nah bridges the gap between Mannion’s novella The Little Sistah (also available on Smashwords) and its inevitable sequel. A search for a missing cat leads to a vicious drug dealer who kills kitties for pleasure. There’s plenty of noir humor, yet it’s also a heartwarming holiday confection. Don’t expect It’s a Wonderful Life, however. It’s never a wonderful life in the ghetto.